Origin of xylene
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Historical Examples of xylol
Balsam and dried oil are best removed from the brass parts with xylol.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis
James Campbell Todd
The film of ink may be covered with a long cover-glass and xylol balsam as a permanent preparation.
Place a large drop of xylol balsam on the section and carefully lower a cover-glass on to the balsam.
Treat with a mixture of equal parts of aniline oil and xylol until no more colour comes away.
Wash with ammonia-free distilled water, dry thoroughly and mount in xylol balsam.
1851, from Greek xylon "wood," which is of unknown origin, + -ene.